LL.M. Laws

  • Face-à-face
  • 15 mois
  • EUR700 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    EUR700 per Year (EEE

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  • French ( Find a course )
Geneva - University of Geneva | Geneva, Switzerland
The Master of Laws provides comprehensive legal training, making it possible for graduates to enter the job market directly. Thanks to the range of available electives and the dissertation, students have the opportunity to gain general knowledge in various legal fields.



Thematic Masterís programmes1

  • Economic law: focuses on topics relating to business, finance, taxation and competition;
  • International and European law: focuses on topics relating to peace and cooperation, international organisations, the European Union, trade and individuals within the international community;
  • Civil and criminal law: focuses on topics relating to family law, inheritance, legal responsibility, offences and criminal justice;
  • Right of public action: focuses on topics relating to the public interest, public services, the social sector and the environment.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

Starting in

  • ( General

    General deadline, applies to everyone.

Tuition fee
  • EUR 700 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • EUR 700 per year (EEE

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

Crédits (ECTS) 90 ECTS
Temps-plein 15 mois
Mode d'enseignement Face-à-face
Variante éducative Temps-partiel, Temps-plein

Course Content

6 core courses, 36 credits

6 electives, 36 credits

Dissertation and seminars [The dissertation is written as part of a seminar; however, students may write their dissertation outside the seminar (12 credits) and supplement it with an additional elective (6 credits)], 18 credits

Exigences Linguistiques

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the French language. Find French courses on Language Learning Portal.

Conditions d'admission

Interdisciplinary Master in Life Sciences Law

Also open to non-jurists, this Masterís programme is designed for students holding Bachelorís degrees from the Faculties of Medicine, Science, Psychology, Education or Economic and Social Sciences. It focuses on legal issues arising from medical and biotechnology law (the rights of persons regarding organ transplants, genetic testing, medically assisted reproduction, stem cells). The programme also broaches intellectual property issues surrounding living organisms, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and technology transfer contracts.

1This programme is available in a bilingual format (Geneva/Basel).

Expérience professionnelle

Aucune expérience professionnelle n'est exigée.

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